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MLB Games on Wednesday May 24, 1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Baltimore OriolesAL4Boston Red SoxAL1Box | PBP914,384Fenway ParkNight2:39Doyle AlexanderLew Krausse------
Milwaukee BrewersAL3Detroit TigersAL5Box | PBP910,012Tiger StadiumNight2:31Chuck SeelbachKen SandersJoe Niekro---
Minnesota TwinsAL1Kansas City RoyalsAL0Box | PBP128,381Municipal StadiumNight3:15Jim KaatDick DragoWayne Granger---
Cleveland IndiansAL2New York YankeesAL4Box | PBP97,134Yankee Stadium INight2:25Rich HintonVince ColbertSparky Lyle---
California AngelsAL6Oakland AthleticsAL5Box | PBP93,042Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:37Don RoseVida BlueSteve BarberDuncan, Epstein, Rose, Rudi
Chicago White SoxAL5Texas RangersAL1Box | PBP99,218Arlington StadiumNight2:17Tom BradleyBill Gogolewski---Billings
New York MetsNL1Chicago CubsNL5Box | PBP915,330Wrigley FieldDay2:02Burt HootonBuzz Capra---Cardenal (2), Williams
Atlanta BravesNL4Cincinnati RedsNL2Box | PBP910,156Riverfront StadiumDay2:22Tom KelleyWayne SimpsonCecil UpshawBench, Evans, Hague
San Francisco GiantsNL1Los Angeles DodgersNL0Box | PBP926,299Dodger StadiumNight1:59Steve StoneClaude Osteen------
Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Montreal ExposNL4Box | PBP99,341Jarry ParkNight1:44Carl MortonWoodie Fryman---Bailey, Torres
Houston AstrosNL4San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP97,625San Diego StadiumNight2:11Don WilsonSteve Arlin---Lee, May
Pittsburgh PiratesNL9St. Louis CardinalsNL4Box | PBP1410,794Busch Stadium IINight3:58Bob MillerDennis Higgins---Clemente, Simmons
12 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Wednesday, May 24, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East137Cleveland Indians291811.621-8972179-69-51275473.425
AL East259Detroit Tigers301713.5671.511783347-510-81266957.548
AL East3610Baltimore Orioles301614.5332.510491136-1010-41246460.516
AL East4815New York Yankees291316.4485.08791-44-119-51266660.524
AL East51121Boston Red Sox281018.3577.5101133-326-124-61277552.591
AL East61223Milwaukee Brewers27918.3338.05593-385-94-91295673.434
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West112Chicago White Sox312110.677-11799185-816-21236657.537
AL West224Oakland Athletics301911.6331.5118106127-612-51257451.592
AL West346Minnesota Twins291811.6212.0118734511-97-21255966.472
AL West4714Texas Rangers331518.4557.0100121-215-1010-81213982.322
AL West5919Kansas City Royals311219.3879.010393102-1110-81236459.520
AL West61020California Angels331221.36410.088142-544-128-91226359.516
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111New York Mets34259.735-1331092411-514-41225864.475
NL East235Pittsburgh Pirates322012.6254.0163122419-511-71237647.618
NL East3511Chicago Cubs321715.5317.0139101388-129-31236855.553
NL East4713Montreal Expos351619.4579.5108147-396-1310-61215467.446
NL East5816Philadelphia Phillies341519.44110.0107121-148-77-121224478.361
NL East61122St. Louis Cardinals351223.34313.5121160-395-137-101216358.521
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West123Houston Astros352312.657-1701284214-69-61186157.517
NL West248Los Angeles Dodgers362115.5832.5139914811-610-91196455.538
NL West3612Cincinnati Reds351817.5145.0147153-612-86-91197742.647
NL West4917Atlanta Braves341420.4128.5125168-439-125-81205664.467
NL West51018San Diego Padres371522.4059.0101126-256-59-171164373.371
NL West61224San Francisco Giants391326.33312.0150177-279-94-171165660.483
24 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season